Sunday, September 27, 2020

UK News

In the United Kingdom, the renewal of the nuclear fleet at an impasse

The EDF site at Hinkley Point C, in the south-west of England, in October 2013. Suzanne Plunkett / REUTERSHitachi drove another nail into the coffin of Britain's nuclear revival on Wednesday, September 16. The Japanese group...

Queen Elizabeth “dethroned” in Barbados

English divorce. Barbados, a Caribbean micro-state, will free itself from subjugation to the British crown and become a republic by the end of November 2021. The constitutional divorce has been announced by the governor-general of the island, Sandra...

Seven convictions in Vietnam in the case of the mass grave truck found in England

Crammed into a container that came from the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, the thirty-nine illegals died due to a lack of oxygen. BEN STANSALL / AFPAccused of having played a role in the trafficking which led...

Johnson holds up part of his camp and the EU

In the House of Commons, during the debate on the Home Market Act, September 14 UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor / via REUTERSThe rebellion in his own conservative camp has been contained - for the moment -...

the very controversial “Internal Market” law passed at second reading in the British Parliament

The rebellion in his own conservative camp has been contained - for the moment - and a first parliamentary hurdle has been crossed: Boris Johnson managed to get his very controversial bill passed at second reading without too much...

Covid-19 boosts the cause of Scottish independence

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House in Edinburgh, December 2019. POOL / REUTERSEven Hollywood is getting involved: in an interview given at the beginning of September, from his residence in Los Angeles, the Scottish actor...

controversy after Tony Abbott’s appointment as trade advisor

Tony Abbott, then Australian Prime Minister, in September 2015 in Canberra. MARK GRAHAM / AFPThe British left sees this as further proof of the Johnson government's populist drift. Despite the controversy, the latter confirmed, Friday,...

in Dover, face-to-face between the far right and the defenders of migrants

An anti-migrant protester holds a sign that reads "Stop the silent invasion" in Dover, UK on September 5th. GLYN KIRK / AFPThe train from Saint-Pancras to Dover, this Saturday morning, September 5, is full of retirees...

British negotiator promises UK will not be Europe’s “vassal state”

UK chief negotiators David Frost and EU chief negotiators Michel Barnier in Brussels on August 21. YVES HERMAN / APThe UK will not become "A vassal state" of the European Union (EU) regardless of the post-Brexit...

EU furious with Boris Johnson, who accuses him of preparing a “blockade”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street on September 9, 2020 in London. KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / APOn the eve of the resumption of their post-Brexit trade negotiations, the tone rose again, Sunday, September 13, between...

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Sudan says it has collected compensation

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok in Khartoum on August 21, 2020. EBRAHIM HAMID / AFPSudan has claimed...

long curfew and lingering anger in Louisville

In Jefferson Square, Louisville, Kentucky, September 24. John Minchillo / APAn apparent calm had returned, in the day of Thursday, September...

Emmanuel Macron puts pressure on Lebanese leaders after their “betrayal”

President Emmanuel Macron during a press conference on the political and economic situation in Lebanon, September 27, 2020, in Paris. LEWIS...

Paris SG: follow the Ligue 1 match live

But what is happening to Icardi? Author of 14 goals in his first 17 matches, the other Argentinian in the Parisian attack is...

TikTok soon fixed on its fate in the United States

The immediate future of TikTok in the United States will be sealed on Sunday, September 27, after a hearing before a judge, who is...